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  • Roboteernat's Avatar
    Yesterday, 23:45
    Hey Lucy, Have you had a chance to check out those clamps yet? Do they fit your design?
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  • McMullet's Avatar
    Yesterday, 22:30
    Prior to Robodojo on Sunday we made a few very minor tweaks to Wedgeley. The first was to add a strip of spring steel to the front of the lower jaw, (in theory) allowing us to get under things...
    71 replies | 16089 view(s)
  • McMullet's Avatar
    Yesterday, 21:44
    Great write up again Andy, and congrats on your performance! Despite the nasty perforations in the dustpans they once again did well at fending everyone off. May they long continue to do so,...
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  • Zenith's Avatar
    Yesterday, 20:39
    Cheers! Glad I could be of help
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  • Zenith's Avatar
    Yesterday, 20:37
    WeeWoo at Bugglebots Season 2 25th and 26th of May 2019, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK After Season 1 and our glorious exit against Maximum Ogredrive we wanted to evolve WeeWoo...
    116 replies | 45399 view(s)
  • McMullet's Avatar
    Yesterday, 20:27
    Looks great Lucy. A very mean little spinner! Using chocolate tubs has lots of advantages, it's a trademark for your machines, it's a nice aesthetic and most importantly - in order to keep...
    192 replies | 134544 view(s)
  • team death's Avatar
    Yesterday, 19:53
    Great to see you again Andrew, Initially I thought you were counted out in our fight before the regulation 10 seconds but looking at the video you were stood still for at least 10 seconds and...
    66 replies | 12612 view(s)
  • Mr Manuva27's Avatar
    Yesterday, 17:16
    Event Report - Robodojo January 2020 Back in action for 2020! Bread Dead Redemption made it's way back to Sherburn in Elmet for it's second ever event. Pre-event, Upgrades and Objectives ...
    66 replies | 12612 view(s)
  • Shooty's Avatar
    Yesterday, 14:17
    This is all really useful stuff, really appreciate the guide. Will definitely be able to make more accurate pieces thanks to this all!
    116 replies | 45399 view(s)
  • teamshock's Avatar
    25th January 2020, 16:34
    All items which have been claimed were posted today. The gearboxes, ant discs and claws are still there. I also have the brushless to go with the bar listed in the first post!
    4 replies | 761 view(s)
  • Spikygoat's Avatar
    25th January 2020, 13:47
    *Now Sold* After back and forth on robots, i've decided that a combination of a change in jobs, and having other hobbies means that as much as i'd like to compete at some stage, it's just not...
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  • PanoramicHarry's Avatar
    24th January 2020, 20:36
    4 Wheel Drive Antweight Pusher robot, based on "Don't Worry Sweetie, I Krump With You" which came third at a previous event. Equipped with drive system, LiPo battery and a DSM2 receiver. Message...
    0 replies | 67 view(s)
  • Zenith's Avatar
    24th January 2020, 18:50
    Awaiting the airing of WeeWoo's last battle at Bugglebots Season 2 this coming Monday, here's a tutorial I shot today on how to bend HDPE. Thought it'd be useful for those starting out. Enjoy! ...
    116 replies | 45399 view(s)
  • Ocracoke's Avatar
    24th January 2020, 00:21
    Hahaha! :D No. The weight would have been too much. It is 1.5mm polycarbonate which isn't too bad, Ikari has that on the front and generally does OK with that. Thanks! I think the only...
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  • sean retro's Avatar
    23rd January 2020, 22:15
    sean retro replied to a thread BOB FW Series in Build Diaries
    Well BOB 4 slowly getting there but might have to go in weaponless to save a bit of time and out of fear of breaking my drill press. Just need to finish the rest of the body and the insides for the...
    94 replies | 23322 view(s)
  • James Williams's Avatar
    23rd January 2020, 19:44
    1. Yay, I made the intro!! 2. I'm pretty confident a Roses tub will be more resilient than my yoghurt pot. Did you keep one of your 4mm poly panels for your front panel? If so I imagine you'll be...
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  • Ocracoke's Avatar
    23rd January 2020, 18:34
    Lafiel Well after some weight saving nightmares, I reverted to type and used a sweets tub (Cadbury Roses this time) to build the shell out of for this one. I have some reservations as to how strong...
    192 replies | 134544 view(s)
  • DANMAN195's Avatar
    22nd January 2020, 18:07
    Pm sent on facebook
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  • teamshock's Avatar
    22nd January 2020, 17:09
    Update time Feather spinner setup, ant and 1 single tooth ti disc are sold. Other ti discs are provisionally. Prices: Also found a couple more of the twin tooth steel ant discs- 7 in total...
    4 replies | 761 view(s)
  • PanoramicHarry's Avatar
    22nd January 2020, 07:13
    Argos drill motors SOLD.
    1 replies | 196 view(s)
  • team death's Avatar
    21st January 2020, 17:30
    I think a speedy activate time after putting in the link is crucial Lucy, I'm pretty sure those brushless fan motors are power hungry and there were 4 fans whizzing away. I know Theo has been...
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  • Ocracoke's Avatar
    21st January 2020, 16:27
    I didn't think the fans on the Cytron 60A were drawing that much power? Then again, when I put mine in with the Featherweights, that battle started relatively quickly from loading as I seem to recall.
    9 replies | 1946 view(s)
  • team death's Avatar
    21st January 2020, 16:12
    Thank's Adam To be honest the Mean Machine did not show a lot of running and ramming last year- I don't think it helped that the Organisers gabbed for 10 mins while the fans on 2 ecu's ...
    9 replies | 1946 view(s)
  • LimitingFactor's Avatar
    21st January 2020, 08:43
    The DasMikro & Nano Two ESC have now been sold, the Lemon RX is still available. Thanks, Andrew
    1 replies | 168 view(s)
  • Redirect Left's Avatar
    21st January 2020, 06:36
    It's been a while since Mean Machine has been in that many pieces! Hopefully for Grantham this year, it'll show up and do some damage other than running and ramming!
    9 replies | 1946 view(s)
  • Draper's Avatar
    21st January 2020, 01:05
    PM sent
    4 replies | 761 view(s)
  • EventorizonIan's Avatar
    20th January 2020, 19:31
    Hi Folks, Signups are now live for the first round of the new Sportsman Beetleweight, Antweight and Bodgebot competition. The first of 5 rounds this year is on Saturday 22nd February. This is a...
    0 replies | 133 view(s)
  • teamshock's Avatar
    20th January 2020, 17:35
    Hi all, Got a few things for sale. Please PM any offers here or on facebook/ discord Featherweight pneumatic setup- SOLD 63mm bore, 90mm stroke ram 3/2 valve Prv Dump valve Fittings and...
    4 replies | 761 view(s)
  • PanoramicHarry's Avatar
    20th January 2020, 02:36
    Selling a few motors that I will have no use for future projects. SOLD - 12v Argos Drill motors. Secondly, some 25mm 12v 600rpm motors. Similar to the standard 1000rpm ones used in most...
    1 replies | 196 view(s)
  • team death's Avatar
    19th January 2020, 17:20
    De ja vu My Three feathers are ready for Robodojo next week so I thought I would start work on the Mean Machine instead of keep putting it off because it seems like way too much Trouble. ...
    9 replies | 1946 view(s)
  • McMullet's Avatar
    18th January 2020, 19:45
    My understanding from other people's spinners is that you have to have some give in the system, so if you use a non-flexible drive from the motor to the spinner (chains or gears) you have to include...
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  • McMullet's Avatar
    18th January 2020, 19:27
    McMullet replied to a thread Drill motor mounts in Featherweights
    Thanks for sharing - also, thanks for the heads-up on the drills' price drop, looks like time to stock up!
    1 replies | 146 view(s)
  • sam_t's Avatar
    18th January 2020, 18:45
    I have modelled a motor mount for use with the Argos value drill motors and gearboxes. I am using them for a non-robot project so the fixing flange is to flimsy for robot work but a few minutes...
    1 replies | 146 view(s)
  • LimitingFactor's Avatar
    18th January 2020, 10:26
    Hi All, I'm selling some ant weight suitable bits and pieces, all recently bought and hardly used. They can be collected in Southend or I'm happy to post out if the buyer pays postage. DasMikro...
    1 replies | 168 view(s)
  • Ocracoke's Avatar
    17th January 2020, 22:44
    Belt. Easily, it'll slip on excessive torque and not snap like a chain might I'd imagine.
    3 replies | 180 view(s)
  • COAESystems's Avatar
    17th January 2020, 22:43
    So I answered one of my questions straight away, 20mm centre hole looks a lot more suited to the bar spinner than the 12mm centre design. I scaled up the beetleweight bar to give me a 1.4kg...
    3 replies | 180 view(s)
  • Coolspeedbot's Avatar
    17th January 2020, 22:19
    First purchase for CSB: Echo, The 22mm gear motors from Bristol Bot Builders website and the BB10A ESCs from Ranglebox. So drive will be sorted, I have loads of scrap 10mm HDPE to make the Bulkheads...
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  • COAESystems's Avatar
    17th January 2020, 19:48
    Hello everyone, So it's time to take a leap of faith, combine the best bits of my featherweight design for Flatfish and my beetleweight horizontal spinner Naginata. It's time to build a...
    3 replies | 180 view(s)
  • Ocracoke's Avatar
    17th January 2020, 16:26
    That weird and wonderful update time. Lafiel The unnamed antweight is now called Lafiel and this has been an utter pain throughout. Since the success of Ikari, I've been trying to refine how I...
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  • Roboteernat's Avatar
    16th January 2020, 16:14
    Roboteernat replied to a thread BOB FW Series in Build Diaries
    ive not had a chain break nor split in Wanna choppa, and thats had some forces on it. Although not as powerful as some axe bots, its been ok on 06b. but as you have bought it, consider the 06b if you...
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  • Mr Manuva27's Avatar
    16th January 2020, 12:52
    Looks great so far! Excited to see how it develops! The "semi autonomous control" sounds interesting, is that for the weapon to automatically grab when a robot comes near?
    3 replies | 476 view(s)
  • McMullet's Avatar
    16th January 2020, 11:41
    McMullet replied to a thread New build: Scarab in Build Diaries
    Looks brilliant, and yeah it's great to see a clampbot! What's the rest of the machine going to look like? I'm imagining Dead Metal but less spiky... Am I right in thinking that the spring is for...
    3 replies | 476 view(s)
  • Ocracoke's Avatar
    15th January 2020, 23:39
    Ocracoke replied to a thread New build: Scarab in Build Diaries
    Hey there, welcome! Specs and picture look pretty neat to me though not sure how effective a spring might be (though it'd be a quick clamp if I've read them right). Definitely will good in the...
    3 replies | 476 view(s)
  • TheNutcracker's Avatar
    15th January 2020, 20:57
    Hello all! So I'm coming out the wooodwork and starting a build diary for Scarab! Ive been designing for over 2 years, taking advice from a lot of generous colleagues and friends... I have no team,...
    3 replies | 476 view(s)
  • sean retro's Avatar
    15th January 2020, 09:41
    sean retro replied to a thread BOB FW Series in Build Diaries
    Well, there's no overkill like overkill. I was looking at 06b as well but I went with the 08b just to be sure the chain doesn't keep break, plus I never built an axe bot before so I'm still learning...
    94 replies | 23322 view(s)
  • Maxamuslead's Avatar
    14th January 2020, 19:51
    Maxamuslead replied to a thread BOB FW Series in Build Diaries
    wooh, that some over kill chain there, fm2 using 06b which is used in HW drive, i mean if you already got it then ok but i would look at either t8f chain aka minimotor chain (a bigger 8mm chain 05b...
    94 replies | 23322 view(s)
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